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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Lakeland, Florida is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Lakeland, Florida is more expensive.

Lakeland, Florida cost of living is 91.20.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGLakeland, FloridaUnited States
  Overall  91100
  Grocery  101.8100
  Health  101100
  Housing  70100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  104100
  Miscellaneous  101100

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It is what you make of it

I moved to the area 36 plus years ago. I attended public school and my sisters attended private school. I worked for a local company for 24 years, I'm married and I own... (Read More)



Lakeland is beautiful

As a native Lakelander, I have watched my hometown grow over the years to close to 100,000. Our hometown is blessed with many beautiful parks and lakes, and is... (Read More)



Is It Safe?

People make Lakeland and most of Florida for that matter, out to be a war zone. Where is it safe to... (Read More)



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